How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother

2005-2012TV-PG8 Seasons

Average of 6,147,877 ratings:

4.2 stars

Ted's epic search for his soul mate is told largely through flashbacks, as an adult Ted recounts to his kids how he met their mother.



Summary (2005)

Via flashback, Ted recounts to his kids 25 years later the often-hilarious story of how he met -- and eventually married -- their mother.

  • 1Pilot

    Season 1 : Episode 1 22 minutes


    In 2029, Ted tells his children the story of how he met their mother, beginning back in 2005 with Marshall and Lily's engagement.

  • 2Purple Giraffe

    Season 1 : Episode 2 22 minutes

    Purple Giraffe

    Ted throws a party in hopes of seeing Robin again, but when she doesn't show up, he throws another party ... and another.

  • 3The Sweet Taste of Liberty

    Season 1 : Episode 3 21 minutes

    The Sweet Taste of Liberty

    Barney's plan to meet girls at the airport backfires as he and Ted are picked up by airport security. Meanwhile, Lily gets jealous of Robin.

  • 4Return of the Shirt

    Season 1 : Episode 4 22 minutes

    Return of the Shirt

    Ted reconnects with an old flame and soon remembers why he dumped her in the first place. Barney pays Robin to say outrageous things on the air.

  • 5Okay Awesome

    Season 1 : Episode 5 22 minutes

    Okay Awesome

    Robin, Ted and Barney go to a hot new club, leaving the engaged Marshall and Lily to a more adult, albeit boring, evening of wine tasting.

  • 6The Slutty Pumpkin

    Season 1 : Episode 6 22 minutes

    The Slutty Pumpkin

    Halloween high jinks are afoot as Ted makes his annual trek to the same lame party in search of a girl he met there years ago.

  • 7Matchmaker

    Season 1 : Episode 7 21 minutes


    When Ted signs up with a matchmaking service, he learns that love is not a science. Marshall and Lily confront a creature living in the apartment.

  • 8The Duel

    Season 1 : Episode 8 22 minutes

    The Duel

    Lily moves in with Marshall and Ted, and when Ted suspects that he's being edged out of the apartment, he and Marshall decide to settle it like men.

  • 9Belly Full of Turkey

    Season 1 : Episode 9 22 minutes

    Belly Full of Turkey

    Thanksgiving with Marshall's family is stressful because Lily thinks she may be pregnant. Robin, Barney and Ted spend the holiday volunteering.

  • 10The Pineapple Incident

    Season 1 : Episode 10 22 minutes

    The Pineapple Incident

    After an alcohol-induced blackout, Ted awakens to find a strange woman -- and a pineapple -- in his bed.

  • 11The Limo

    Season 1 : Episode 11 22 minutes

    The Limo

    New Year's Eve is a wild ride as Ted rents a limo for a night of party-hopping with the gang.

  • 12The Wedding

    Season 1 : Episode 12 21 minutes

    The Wedding

    Ted's romantic hopes are dashed when he invites Robin to a fancy wedding, only to discover that the bride-to-be won't allow him to bring a date.

  • 13Drumroll, Please

    Season 1 : Episode 13 22 minutes

    Drumroll, Please

    Robin is emotionally torn when Ted meets an exciting new woman, Victoria, at the wedding. Afterward, though, he doesn't know how to contact her.

  • 14Zip, Zip, Zip

    Season 1 : Episode 14 22 minutes

    Zip, Zip, Zip

    Hiding in the bathroom, Marshall and Lily wait for Ted and Victoria to consummate their relationship, and Barney gets the wrong idea from Robin.

  • 15Game Night

    Season 1 : Episode 15 22 minutes

    Game Night

    Marshall's game night leads to some startling and very embarrassing revelations.

  • 16Cupcake

    Season 1 : Episode 16 22 minutes


    Just as Ted and Victoria's relationship is beginning to flourish, she's offered a scholarship to a culinary institute in Germany.

  • 17Life Among the Gorillas

    Season 1 : Episode 17 22 minutes

    Life Among the Gorillas

    With Victoria in Germany, Ted faces the pitfalls of long-distance relationships. Marshall has trouble fitting in at Barney's company.

  • 18Nothing Good Ever Happens After 2 A.M.

    Season 1 : Episode 18 21 minutes

    Nothing Good Ever Happens After 2 A.M.

    With Victoria on his mind, Ted has conflicted feelings when Robin invites him over for a late-night rendezvous.

  • 19Mary the Paralegal

    Season 1 : Episode 19 22 minutes

    Mary the Paralegal

    Ted needs a date to take to Robin's awards banquet, so Barney hooks him up with Mary, who may be a call girl.

  • 20Best Prom Ever

    Season 1 : Episode 20 21 minutes

    Best Prom Ever

    With her wedding day fast approaching, Lily, along with Barney and Robin, crashes a high school prom to scope out a potential band for the reception.

  • 21Milk

    Season 1 : Episode 21 22 minutes


    Ted is excited when a matchmaking service claims to have found his soul mate, but he postpones his date to help Lily, who has a surprising revelation.

  • 22Come On

    Season 1 : Episode 22 22 minutes

    Come On

    Ted tries to stop Robin from going on a trip with her co-anchor, Sandy. Marshall gets upset when he finds out about Lily's fellowship interview.



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